The Best Adult Acne Products to Buy Now
10 anti-aging products for acne-prone skin.
Adult acne is real. But most acne-prevention skincare products cater to teenagers.
Fortunately, a growing number of treatments have both anti-aging and anti-acne benefits: Susanne Kaufmann, the founder of her epynonmous organic skincare line, added the same complex found in her anti-aging collection to her brand’s forthcoming congestion-prone duo; Kiehl’s included vitamin B3 in its adult concoction to calm and brighten skin; and Pai’s serum chose copaiba to fight inflammatory flare ups.
Instead of dehydrating skin, which leads to wrinkles, these 10 serums, oils and lotions will hydrate and balance the skin for a complexion that’s clear of lines and spots.
10 Products That Both Prevent Acne and Have Anti-Aging Benefits
Oily skin can be dehydrated, too. This collection, which includes argan, almond, marigold, and apricot seed oils, helps regulate excess oil production while hydrating the skin.
Susanne Kaufmann Balancing Face Oil Line F, $68, susannekaufmann.com (available in January)
This moisturizer includes ingredients such as zinc, aloe and copper, and has anti-redness benefits and leaves skin looking matte and shine-free.
Tata Harper Clarifying Moisturizer, $105, tataharperskincare.com
Packed with the right blend of salicylic acid and pine bark for adult skin, this preventative lotion is the perfect product for daily use.
Kiehl’s Breakout Control Acne Treatment Facial Lotion, $48, kiehls.com
This serum includes the much-loved ingredient olive leaf, which is both an anti-inflammatory and helps ward off bacteria.
True Botanicals Clear Cellular Repair Serum, $140, truebotanicals.com
Thanks to its benzoyl peroxide and salicylic acid-free formula, this lotion fights acne causing bacteria without stripping the skin of moisture.
Nerd Acne Treatment Lotion, $85, nerdskincare.com
With over 17 active ingredients, this sensitive skin-friendly, anti-inflammatory serum doubles as a daily moisturizer.
Root Science Bare Facial Serum, $50, shoprootscience.com
Copaiba oil’s properties give this overnight spot treatment its anti-bacterial, anti-inflammatory and antioxidant benefits.
Pai Copaiba & Zinc Perfect Balance Blemish Serum, $78, paiskincare.us
Clove, tea tree, lavender and clary sage oils are gentle enough for any baby face, while preventing all kinds of breakouts.
Uma Deeply Clarifying Face Oil, $125, umaoils.com
The formula is so light, it’ll sink into the skin in seconds leaving plenty of room for a multi-step anti-aging layering routine.
SkinCeuticals Blemish + Age Defense Serum, $90, skinceuticals.com
Much like Sunday’s other beloved oil, U.F.O delivers the efficacy of salicylic acid without the harsh side effects thanks to soothing ingredients like milk thistle and neroli.
Sunday Riley U.F.O. Ultra-Clarifying Face Oil, $80, sephora.com